A diverse collection of movies expected to dominate at the 93rd Academy Awards

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Frances McDormand competes for another Academy Award for her stellar performance in “Nomadland.” The film’s director, Chloe Zhao, is also in line for a win.

This Sunday, the 93rd annual Academy Awards ceremony will take place in both the Los Angeles Union Station and Dolby Theatre. The two month delayed ceremony will begin at 7:00 p.m. central time. This year’s nominees embraced diversity unlike any previous season, including two women nominated for Best Director, the first Muslim and first Asian American in the Best Actor category. ThisIsYork made predictions for the biggest night in Hollywood.

Best Picture:

  • “Nomadland”
  • “The Trial of the Chicago 7”
  • “Minari”
  • “The Father”
  • “Judas and the Black Messiah”
  • “Promising Young Woman”
  • “Sound of Metal”
  • “Mank”

What Liv thinks will win: “Nomadland”

What Lucy wants and thinks will win: “Nomadland”

Best Direction 

  • Thomas Vinterberg, “Another Round”
  • David Fincher, “Mank”
  • Chloé Zhao, “Nomadland”
  • Emerald Fennell, “Promising Young Woman”
  • Lee Isaac Chung, “Minari”

What Liv wants and thinks will win: Chloé Zhao, “Nomadland”

What Lucy wants and thinks will win: Chloé Zhao, “Nomadland”

Best Actor: 

  • Riz Ahmed, “Sound of Metal”
  • Chadwick Boseman, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”
  • Anthony Hopkins, “The Father”
  • Gary Oldman, “Mank”
  • Steven Yeun, “Minari”

 Who Liv wants to win: Riz Ahmed

Who Liv thinks will win: Chadwick Boseman 

Who Lucy wants and thinks will win: Chadwick Boseman

Best Actress:

  • Carey Mulligan, “Promising Young Woman”
  • Vanessa Kirby, “Pieces of a Woman”
  • Frances McDormand, “Nomadland”
  • Viola Davis, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” 
  • Andra Day, “The United States vs. Billie Holiday”

Who Liv wants and thinks will win: Carey Mulligan

Who Lucy wants and thinks will win: Carey Mulligan

Best Supporting Actress:

  • Maria Bakalova, “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan”
  • Glenn Close, “Hillbilly Elegy”
  • Olivia Colman, “The Father”
  • Amanda Seyfried, “Mank”
  • Yuh-jung Youn, “Minari”

Who Liv wants and thinks will win: Yuh-jung Youn 

Who Lucy wants to win: Maria Bakalova

Who Lucy thinks will win: Yu-jung Youn

Supporting Actor:

  • Sacha Baron Cohen, “The Trial of the Chicago 7”
  • Daniel Kaluuya, “Judas and the Black Messiah” 
  • Lakeith Stanfield, “Judas and the Black Messiah”
  • Paul Raci, “Sound of Metal” 
  • Leslie Odom Jr., “One Night in Miami” 

Who Liv wants and thinks will win: Daniel Kaluuya 

Who Lucy wants and thinks will win: Daniel Kaluuya

Best Adapted Screenplay

  • “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm”
  • “The Father”
  • “Nomadland”
  • “One Night in Miami”
  • “The White Tiger”

Who Lucy wants to win: “One Night in Miami”

Who Lucy thinks will win: “Nomadland”

Who Liv wants and thinks will win: “Nomadland”

Best Original Screenplay 

  • “Judas and the Black Messiah”
  • “Minari”
  • “Promising Young Woman”
  • “Sound of Metal”
  • “The Trial of the Chicago 7”

Who Lucy wants and thinks will win: “Promising Young Woman”

Who Liv wants to win: “Minari”

Who Liv thinks will win: “The Trial of the Chicago 7”

Editing

  • “The Father”
  • “Nomadland”
  • “Promising Young Woman”
  • “Sound of Metal”
  • “The Trial of the Chicago 7”

Who Lucy wants to win: “Sound of Metal”

Who Lucy thinks will win: “The Trial of the Chicago 7”

Who Liv wants and thinks will win: “Sound of Metal”

Production Design

  • “The Father”
  • “Mank”
  • “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”
  • “News of the World”
  • “Tenet”

Who Lucy wants and thinks will win: “Mank”

Who Liv wants to win: “The Father”

Who Liv thinks will win: “Mank”

Cinematography

  • Sean Bobbitt, “Judas and the Black Messiah”
  • Erik Messerschmidt, “Mank”
  • Dariusz Wolski, “News of the World”
  • Joshua James Richards, “Nomadland”
  • Phedon Papamichael, “The Trial of the Chicago 7”

Who Lucy wants and thinks will win: “Nomadland”

Who Liv wants and thinks will win: “Nomadland”